Green Living 2009

15 Stories • Available December 2009
Water Saver

Water Saver

Are your water bills rising out of control? Are you interested in conserving water to help the environment but just aren't sure what to do? The amount of water most people go through in their home

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Reuse

Reuse

When it comes to the green movement, environmentally savvy consumers love organic cotton and sustainable practices for producing eco-friendly clothing and accessories. However, they seem to have fo

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Food For Thought

Food For Thought

It all started when James MacKinnon and his longtime partner, Alisa Smith, made a meal one night in their native Vancouver, British Columbia. They realized at that point they knew where everything

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Bike It

Bike It

Do you want to get fit, save the environment and feel like a kid again? It may be as simple as going from four wheels to two. Biking is a great way to get exercise while saving the environment. Wh

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Recycle

Recycle

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Cleaning Products

Cleaning Products

Mention air pollution and most people automatically think of belching smokestacks at a coal-fired power plant or a line of cars spewing exhaust into the air. Less likely culprits would be the produ

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Green Your Workout

Green Your Workout

Working out is essential to your health, and with some smart steps, you can make your fitness plan eco-friendly, as well as more enjoyable and affordable, which may be just the motivation you need

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Let The Sun Shine In

Let The Sun Shine In

That massive fireball in the sky is also an economical and renewable source of energy. Governments fund research projects about it; private industries compete for new technologies regarding it; and

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Travel Green

Travel Green

Just because you are taking a break from the grind doesn't mean you have to take a break from the green. Vacations can rejuvenate our well-being, as well as the earth's. A "staycation," or stay-at

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The Best Materials

The Best Materials

Whether you are building or remodeling your home, it's always best to think "green." Because buildings consume 71 percent of the United States' electricity consumption and 48 percent of the United

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Car Care

Car Care

You have several options when you need to go from Point A to Point B, and chances are driving yourself will be the best choice. Alternatives, such as walking or riding a bike, aren't practical for

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Green Products

Green Products

In the scheme of things, paper products seem kind of mundane, says Darby Hoover, senior resource specialist for the Natural Resources Defense Council, in Washington, D.C. But depending on your cho

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Want To Go Green?

Want To Go Green?

Want to join the green movement but don't know where to begin? Take a tour through your house. Every room offers options for greening up your lifestyle. Joshua Foxx, owner of the Thrive Design St

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Green Your Work Space

Green Your Work Space

Office space creates a lot of office waste, with mountains of paper and multiple energy drains. Whether you work in a corner office, cubicle or home office, having a green mindset saves the planet,

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Litter

Litter

Spring showers wash it into our lawns, collect it in the gutters by the roads, and consolidate it on storm drains. With no leaves as camouflage, we see the plastic bags caught on bare branches. Bee

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Green Living Facts 1

Green Living Facts 1

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Green Living Facts 2

Green Living Facts 2

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Green Living Facts 3

Green Living Facts 3

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